Melissa McDougall B.Clin.Sc, M.H.Sc. (Osteopathy), D.P.O.
Registered Osteopath, Clinical Pilates Instructor,
Biodanza Facilitator, INPP Neuro-Motor Practitioner
Melissa offers comprehensive and holistic osteopathic care across the lifespan. She has a great love and much expreience treating infants and children, pregnancy related pain conditions, and general body strains and sprains.
Melissa's practice involves gentle yet effective 'hands-on' osteopathy for all ages, education and take home advice.
Melissa has a passion for movement and believes that movement is essential for life, health and growth to full potential. Her osteopathic experience and further education in oro-facial myology, and neuro-motor development lead to the development of the Osteomoves App and DVD, and Osteo-Grooves classes for mum's and bub's, toddlers, and school-aged children.
Melissa is currently enrolled in a PhD program at Central Queensland University. Her project aims to support a greater understanding of the interrelationship of posture, movement and emotional change in new mothers, and thus contribute to the prevention and management of post-natal depression.
Outside of the clinic, Melissa enjoys swimming, yoga, pilates, running, cooking at home and Sunday's with the family- Steps, Hunter and Quintin.
Elizabeth Dwyer B.Clin.Sc, M.H.Sc. (Osteopathy)
Elizabeth completed a Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters of Osteopathy, graduating at Victoria University in 2008. Her Masters project researched the osteopathic assessment of infants.
Elizabeth has worked at multiple osteopathic clinics in Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate. This has allowed her to have exposure to a wide variety of conditions and injuries from the very young to the elderly.
Elizabeth has a passion for promoting and assisting the body’s own capacity to heal and also prevention of pain and dysfunction in the future. This may involve hands-on osteopathic treatment, education and advice on lifestyle adjustments.
She has a special interest in paediatric osteopathy and has completed further courses in pregnancy and cranial osteopathy.
Camille Wallin B.App.Sc/B.H.Sc (Osteopathy)
Camille is a registered member of Osteopathy Australia, and graduated from her 5-year Osteopathy degree with Distinction from RMIT University. In addition to osteopathy, Camille also offers remedial massage treatments at Growing Bones.
Through her comprehensive osteopathic knowledge, Camille provides a holistic and patient-centred treatment with a focus on gentle and effective osteopathic techniques to encourage the body towards health and movement. With a strong background in dance and remedial massage, Camille enjoys treating patients of all ages and walks of life as well as dance-related injuries and pregnancy.
Stephanie Trembath B.App.Sc/B.H.Sc (Osteopathy)
Stephanie Trembath completed her osteopathic education at RMIT university, graduating with Distinction. She currently holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Among some of the many conditions that are of particular interest to Stephanie, include:
- Pain management and treatment of headaches and migraines
- Female health conditions
- Sporting injuries
- Children over the age of 5.
Samuel Thompson B.App.Sc/B.H.Sc (Osteopathy)
Sam Thompson attended RMIT University and graduated with the Class of 2015. The degrees he holds are:
• Bachelor of Health Science,
• Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine)
• and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Sam has played sport at a local, state and national level. This has lead to a keen interest in sporting injuries and athlete rehabilitation; helping athletes both recover from injury and prevent future injuries from occurring. Sam is not just limited to treating athletes however and enjoys treating patients of all ages (excluding infants) for all kinds of musculoskeletal conditions.
Sonya Edmonds R.M. MIAAMA
Clinical Aromatherapist, Midwife
Sonya from Mother Nurture is a qualified clinical aromatherapist, registered nurse and practising midwife, certified infant massage instructor and mother of two. She brings this experience to her practice and specialises in tailoring treatments to your needs. Sonya is passionate about the natural healing properties of essential oils and has 14 years experience in using aromatherapy to promote health and treat physical and psychological problems.
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